About this object

Modern red wax seal impression of a New Kingdom scarab (accession number 56.20.246a).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Wax
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Henrietta Gurney
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    1820 about
  • Measurements
    31 mm x 22.5 mm x 6.5 mm
  • Related people
    Henrietta Gurney (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1820
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Henrietta Gurney

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1820
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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